Saturday Opening and More

Saturday Opening and More

The Centre is open four short days a week now, with some classes and events here and some still online

Making Local Connections

Making Local Connections

Suryashraddha recently held a Buddhist “service” for the small, friendly congregation at St Margaret’s Church in Whalley Range

Quick Update from Silabodhi

Quick Update from Silabodhi

The Centre’s Chair gives a video update on the financial situation, the future of our online and in-person events, and more

Ordination News

Ordination News

After many delays and uncertainties, we can now welcome some old friends with new names after their ordination in the Triratna Buddhist Order

Changes to the Buddhist Centre Team

Changes to the Buddhist Centre Team

The next couple of months will see many changes to the team that organise the running of the Buddhist Centre. Find out who’s coming and who’s going.

Au Revoir from Acharashraddha

Au Revoir from Acharashraddha

At her final women’s gathering as Mitra Convenor, Acharashraddha invites us to reflect on what helps us to grow. January 2021

Kula Crafts Online!

Kula Crafts Online!

Our Kula Crafts stall is online this year, as well as in the shop from December, with gorgeous hand made goods raising funds for the Centre. December 2020

So Much Love for Earth Café

So Much Love for Earth Café

There’s so much sadness about the loss of the lovely daytime vegan café in our basement. Can anything be done? Well, maybe . . .

Public Ordinations – Online

Public Ordinations – Online

Watch Sandy, Gill, Alex and Michael online as they Join the Triratna Buddhist Order, sending good wishes as they take this significant step

Sad News about Earth Café

Sad News about Earth Café

The lovely daytime vegan café in our basement won’t be re-opening after their enforced summer closure. This is sad news for all of us.

What do our Trustees do?

What do our Trustees do?

Our Trustees are responsible for the Centre’s running – find out who they are and what kind of things they’re deciding

Closure of Clear Vision

Closure of Clear Vision

Based in our Centre, and the workplace of many of our friends over the years, the Clear Vision charity is sadly closing at the end of August

Lockdown Journal

Lockdown Journal

In March, Dayanandi started to record her experiences of settling into lockdown in her Buddhist women’s community

Too Many Books?

Too Many Books?

Kevin Statham contemplates the books on his To Be Read pile

Thoughts from the Frontline

Thoughts from the Frontline

Prasadu reflects on being a frontline worker during the COVID-19 crisis and how his Buddhist practice has helped him cope with the pressures. May 2020

Cherry Blossom

Cherry Blossom

The strange and challenging times continue, and Kevin Statham finds he can now pay closer attention to the cherry blossoms

Practising in Strange Times

Practising in Strange Times

Inspired by Paramananda, Kevin Statham considers his meditation practice during the covid-19 pandemic and finds no quick fixes

Sharing Skills and Building Friendships

Sharing Skills and Building Friendships

What happens when you bid for a flamenco lesson and a place on an Alexander Technique workshop at one of our skills auctions? Our fundraiser, Sal, had a go . . .

Socks and Shrine Goods

Socks and Shrine Goods

December’s craft stall made over £1,000 for the Centre. Big thank you to all involved, and watch out for a shrine sale next month

Give as you Live

Give as you Live

Did you know that Manchester Buddhist Centre has an account with Give as you Live? It’s a free way to help

Manchester Buddhist Centre
16-20 Turner Street
Northern Quarter, M4 1DZ
0161 834 9232

Please note that whilst the Centre is closed, we are not answering phone calls. Please email us instead.


 

info@manchesterbuddhistcentre.org.uk

Opening Times & more

Opening Times:

The Centre's reception and shop are open 11am - 3pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays ,and 10.30 - 2.30 on Saturdays. Many events, classes and activities are online for now, so do join us there too. Join our mailing list to stay up to date, or keep an eye on our news page and social media. Please check Bodywise's website for their separate opening arrangements. Charity reg no: 514937

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